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Eyeing a dream

HUNTSVILLE — Imagine being forced to sit at recess and watch as your fellow students play while you’re unable to join them.  The goal of...

Huntsville: Jesse James’ Cumberlands hideaway

As much as everyone loves a good story, and as much as those stories — at least, the most salacious ones — tend to...

Mining and ministering

Editor’s Note — This story, the fourth and final in a series on "The Mountain Preacher" to paint a picture of what life was...

TN Ready: Some improvements, some declines

NASHVILLE — Results from last spring’s beleaguered TN Ready assessment are in, showing mixed results for students in Scott County. Although the Tennessee Department of...

AirMedCare membership offers potential savings

"Nobody plans to have to be airlifted,” says AirMedCare Network sales representative Steve Williams. “But you never know. You never know when you’re going...

Introducing tithing to Scott County churches

Editor’s Note — Tithing is commonplace in today's churches, as are salaries for church pastors. But circa World War II, tithing was uncommon in...

Forgotten Times: Glenmary evacuated after train wreck

Editor’s Note — The following article is reprinted from the Independent Herald’s November 24, 1979 edition. GLENMARY — “I thought a bomb had hit,” said...

Unwanted fat? Sculpt it away

When losing weight isn’t enough, body sculpting might be an option. That’s the premise behind Coolsculpting, an innovative way to reduce fat without invasive treatments...

SAI poised for compressed natural gas movement

HUNTSVILLE — When gasoline prices soared as America struggled to recover from economic recession a few years ago, Larry West and Scott Appalachian Industries...

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Scott County sees slight uptick of active coronavirus cases

Scott County has seen its active coronavirus cases climb slightly the past two days, from 159 to 171. The number of active covid cases in...

Oneida pulls away from determined Sunbright team to remain unbeaten in district play

Sunbright proved to be a formidable opponent Friday night on The Reservation, but in the end the duo of Kolby Morgan and Nathan Bowling...

Fulton comes from behind in the second half to defeat Lady Highlanders, 58-48

HUNTSVILLE — When the shots mattered most, they simply stopped falling for Scott High here Friday night, as Fulton came from behind in the...

The latest: NWS forecasts one to two inches of snow for Cumberland Plateau

Light snow showers will move into the Cumberland Plateau region late Friday night and continue through Saturday morning, with minor accumulations expected. The National Weather...
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